BUDGELL, E. Esq. Memoirs of the Life and Character of the Earl of Orrery, and of the Family of the Boyles


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Containing several curious facts, and pieces of history, from the Reign of Queen Elizabeth, to the present times: extracted from original papers and manuscripts, never yet printed. With a short account of the controversy between the late Earl of Orrery and the Reverend Dr. Bentley; and some select letters of Phalaris, the famous Sicilian Tyrant: translated from the Greek. The second edition. With engraved portrait frontispiece of Charles Boyle, Earl of Orrery, Baron Boyle of Marston & Baron Broghill. London: Printed for W. Mears, at the Lamb in the Old Bailey, 1732. Crown octavo. pp. xl, 258, [(2 (advertisement)]. Contemporary full panelled calf. Spine and corners professionally rebacked. Name erased and cut from titlepage with paper repair. Occasional foxing and traces of old ink stain to margin of titlepage. A good copy.

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